By Word of Ouch

  To market to market to buy a fat pig. One thing that I was reminded of while writing about Famous Brands, is that business is never easy. I have never read a set of results from a company, where they said 'things were easy, all we had to do was show up and we … Continue reading By Word of Ouch


Burnt Burgers

  To market to market to buy a fat pig. Behavioural Economics is a relatively new branch of the economics field. In economics there are many assumptions made in our models, the main assumption is that people/agents are rational. The first thing Behavioural Economics tells us is that people are far from rational. Yesterday's winner … Continue reading Burnt Burgers

Sauces for Courses

"Famous Brands, relatively ungeared, i.e. not much by way of borrowings, plan to fund this through cash resources. This will fit really, really nicely into the manufacturing part of the business. Tomato paste is used in the manufacturing of their sauces. As the press release points out, they have 2600 odd restaurants across all the … Continue reading Sauces for Courses